1.5 Phase 3: Upgrading Forge Software

This phase involves updating Windows, either with or without an Internet connection, and then copying and running the Forge setup executable locally within the Forge Management VM.

  1. In the VIC Inventory panel at the left, click the Forge Management VM (ForgeManagementConsole), and in the main Information panel click the Console tab.

    The management VM Windows interface is displayed.

  2. If the VM is locked:

    1. Click inside the VM window.

    2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Insert.

    3. Type your Forge Management VM credentials.

    4. Click OK.

  3. For systems with an Internet connection:

    1. Click Start > Microsoft Update.

      A browser window is opened with the Microsoft Update web page displayed.

    2. Click Express.

      The Microsoft Update site will check to see which updates your system requires.

    3. When the results of the check are displayed, click Install Updates.

      Your system is updated.

  4. For systems without an Internet connection:

    1. Transfer the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 file you downloaded in Requirements to the Forge Management VM.

    2. Run the downloaded file to update Windows.

  5. In the VM, open a Windows Explorer window (e.g. click Start > Programs > Accessories > Windows Explorer) and browse to ForgeSetup.exe. Copy the file to a directory in the VM’s file system.

  6. Install the Forge software upgrade: double-click the ForgeSetup.exe file and follow the on-screen instructions.

This completes Phase 3.